HKA Government Contract experts understand the complex business and regulatory climate in which government contractors operate, and we are committed to finding practical, cost-effective solutions that address these challenges.

How our government contract expert team can help

We help prepare and analyze government contract claims across a variety of industries. We apply our comprehensive knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, Cost Accounting Standards, and other relevant regulations during our analysis of these claims. Our team has considerable consulting experience related to the Defense Contract Audit Agency’s Contract Audit Manual, and with the DCAA’s audit programs.

HKA experts have testified on Government contract matters at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, and the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, as well as other state and Federal courts. We also provide assistance in negotiations relating to disputes and alternative dispute resolution proceedings.

Our government contract expert team has substantial experience in government contract matters including:

Government Contracts Practice Services

  • Bid Protest Assistance
  • Fraud and/or False Claims Act Investigations
  • Requests for Equitable Adjustment & Claims
  • Contract Terminations
  • Prime Contractor & Subcontract Disputes

Compliance Reviews & Audit Services

  • Cost Allowability & Incurred Cost Submissions
  • Evaluation and Rebuttal of DCAA Audit Repots
  • Truth in Negotiations Act Compliance & Defective Pricing

Other Government Contractor Support

  • Emerging Contractor Services
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Due Diligence
  • Post-Acquisition Integration Activities
  • Commercial Pricing and Federal Supply Schedule Contracting

our Government Contracts profile


HKA has a deep understanding of the business and regulatory climate in which government contractors operate. Our experienced and knowledgeable specialists have a reputation for finding practical, cost-effective solutions to challenges for our clients and their counsel.

We have been engaged on a variety of government contract projects most notably, the US$32 billion dollar Future Combat Systems Program termination for BAE Systems, a multibillion-dollar dispute for Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) on the Logistics Modernization Program, investigation of practices alleged to be fraudulent by a whistleblower on behalf of a major US Aerospace and Defence contractor, and Elk Hills Oil Field for Chevron USA Inc. 

HKA has a successful track record advising clients in government contracts for many years across a wide range of industries on matters related to:

  • Requests for Equitable Adjustment (“REAs”) and Proposed Change Orders;
  • Defective Pricing, False Claims, Mischarges, Improper Labor Charging and Improper Billings;
  • Compliance issues arising from the Cost Principles found in Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) and the Cost Accounting Standards (“CAS”);
  • Federal Supply Schedule contracting relating to Price Reduction, Defective Pricing Clauses and Other Quantum Issues;
  • Preparation and audit of termination proposals (e.g., A-12. Crusader, Future Combat Systems);
  • Preparation and negotiation of Incurred Cost Submissions (“ICS”); and
  • Defence Contract Audit Agency (“DCAA”) Audit Rebuttal Assistance.

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